Did you know?...

96% of our postgraduates are employed or engaged in further study six months after leaving (Latest DLHE survey postgraduate results 2015/16).

Employers in the science and technology sector greatly value the specialist skills and in-depth knowledge that our postgraduate students possess, and our collaborative relationships with industry partners ensure that we are able to offer NTU postgraduate students a broad range of placement opportunities.

We are one of only a few universities in the UK to offer year-long work placements for full time postgraduate students in the following subject areas:

Whilst our postgraduate Sport courses do not currently offer a formal work placement, our strong links with local sporting, exercise and leisure institutions provide regular opportunities for postgraduate students to conduct live projects. These employers greatly value the contribution our students make to their businesses, bringing the very latest skills and knowledge to benefit the organisation.

Finding a work placement

In our experience postgraduate students have specific requirements from their work placement, depending upon their individual interests, career aspirations and current employment situation.

When looking at placement opportunities, our highly experienced employability team will work closely with you to match your skills and aspirations with the right employer and to help you develop your CV to demonstrate the added value that your postgraduate study can bring. Find out more about the ways in which our Employability Team can help you.

Student profiles

See how these postgraduate students have benefited from their placement: